alveoli into the bloodstream you would expect to find very thin cells or

Alveoli into the bloodstream you would expect to find

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alveoli into the  bloodstream, you  would expect to find  very thin cells, or  squamous  epithelium. Thicker  types of epithelial  cells would slow the  process of gas  diffusion to and from the blood.   
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Level 3  Questions:  Critical Thinking  & Clinical  Applications
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Analysis of a glandular secretion indicates that it contains some DNA, RNA, and membrane components such as phospholipids. What kind of secretion is this and why?   
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Compare  the three types of muscle tissue. List three similarities and three differences among them.   
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Cartilage  heals poorly and in many instances does not heal or recover at all after a severe injury. Why not?   
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Why is cardiac muscle tissue that has been damaged by injury or disease incapable of regeneration?   
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